HUDs, or Heads Up Displays that project driving directions, your car’s speed, and other vital information are becoming more common. They’re a convenient option that reduce the time you spend switching from eyeing your smartphone’s display to watching the road — and since distracted driving accounts for approximately 25% of all motor vehicle fatalities, those few seconds can mean the difference between arriving safely and becoming a statistic. Hudly is a company that’s been developing safe driving products via Kickstarter since 2015, and their heads-up displays make it easier than ever to carefully access calls, texts, and navigation while you’re in motion. Here are two of their standout products for safer, smarter driving.
Hudly Wireless Smart Driving Display: Easy To Use And Packed With Features
Unlike standard smartphone car mounts or dashboard navigation systems, Hudly’s Smart Wireless Display lets you see the road and vital driving information at the same time by casting any app from your phone onto a 6.2 inch, flat panel, translucent high-resolution display. It has the widest viewing display on the market, and it’s engineered so that you can rotate it to any angle without losing incomparable image quality. The directions are displayed far enough into the distance that your eyes won’t have to refocus when you go back and forth from checking your map to watching the road, and the unit automatically adjusts its brightness based on external lighting conditions.
The unit has its own WiFi network for flawless communication between your phone’s applications and the Hudly Smart Display. It comes with the Hudly app, which turns your phone into a secondary control panel with large, easy-to-read buttons for accessing your music, calls and more. You can also interact with your apps through voice controls for even greater wireless freedom.
Newer luxury cars have many of these features auto-installed, but for just $259 Hudly can be easily connected to almost any vehicle on the market.
Hudly Lite: Safer Driving At An Affordable Price
The Hudly Lite keeps essential driving information right in front of your face. It beams your speed and RPMs directly onto your windshield using the same best-in-class resolution as the Hudly Wireless Smart Display, and the unit is smaller than a deck of cards. Built-in sensors adjust brightness for day and night driving, automatic chimes notify you when you’re speeding, and the rubber mount keeps the Hudly Lite secure whether you’re on the freeway or traversing winding country roads. It’s a great option for older drivers who might benefit from a larger speed display or anyone who turns into a leadfoot on long trips.
If you’re looking for a safer way to see your speed and avoid pricey traffic tickets, the Hudly Lite’s got your back for only $59.
Whether you want a feature-packed smart display that flawlessly integrates with your smartphone’s apps or a back-to-basics unit that keeps tabs on your RPMs, Hudly’s got options for safer transportation that will help you put distracted driving in the rearview mirror.
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